Alvin George Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington (1892-1962), was born in Hampshire, England. Aldington began his
literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist, became a founding poet of the Imagist movement, wrote novels about
World War I, and was a critic, essayist, and translator. The collection contains correspondence between Aldington and his
literary agent, Alvin G. Manuel as well as carbon copies of Manuel's letters to Aldington and others.
Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington, was born in 1892 in Hampshire, England; he was educated at Dover College and
the University of London; began his literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist; became a founding poet of
the Imagist movement, which became prominent around 1912; fought in World War I, afterward moving to France; wrote novels
about the War; Aldington also became a critic, essayist, and translator; moved to the United States during World War II; published
works include: Images, 1910-15 (1915), D.H. Lawrence: An Indiscretion (1927), Collected Poems (1928), Death of a Hero (1929), and Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry; he died on July 28, 1962 in Lere, France.
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